in summer

Oxyopes sertatus (Oxyopidae) [Japanese name : sasa-gumo]

IllustIt is a lynx spider. It's a non web weaving spider , waiting for its prey

on vegetation.

When spiders are frightened at a noise, they are jump away.

The spider has the long black spikes in its legs, and its abdomen tapers

to a point towards the rear.

The length is 8-11 mm.

It is found on four main islands in Japan - namely, Honshu, Shikoku,

Kyushu, and Okinawa.


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